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  • Lithuanian United States Naturalization Project

    This is for profiles created as part of the Lithuanian Heritage Project, a group on Facebook.The goal of the Lithuanian Heritage Project is to work collaboratively to build the information bridge between countries and generations, to collect information that enables Lithuanians globally to connect with their Lithuanian family members.For more information on the project, please contact Ann Marie...

  • Des Moines County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Des Moines County, Iowa. Not to be confused with the city of Des Moines in Polk County .= Official Website =Des Moines County derives its name from the Des Moines River, which flows through the city of Des Moines and originally flowed through the county. When the county was divided early in Iowa's history, the river ended up further ...

  • Henry County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Henry County, Iowa.= Official Website =Henry County was formed on December 7, 1836 under the jurisdiction of Wisconsin Territory, and became a part of Iowa Territory when the Iowa Territory was formed on July 4, 1838. It was named for General Henry Dodge, Governor of the Wisconsin Territory. Adjacent Counties * Des Moines County * Lou...

  • Chickasaw County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chickasaw County, Iowa.= Official Website = History Chickasaw County was founded in January 1851. It was named after the Chickasaw tribe, which lived in the Southern United States at the time.The first nonindigenous settlers arrived in 1848 and the first county seat was from 1854 in Bradford, in the southwestern corner of the county. ...

  • Warren County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Warren County, IA.

  • Clayton County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Clayton County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was established in 1837 and was named in honor of John M. Clayton, United States Senator from Delaware and later Secretary of State under President Zachary Taylor. Adjacent Counties * Allamakee County * Crawford County, Wisc. * Grant County, Wisc. * Dubuque County * Delaware County ...

  • St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Monona, Iowa

    This project is for those who are buried in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Monona, Clayton County, Iowa. Find a Grave Iowa Gravestones IA GenWeb

  • Fayette County, Iowa

    This project is for those who were born, lived, and died in Fayette County, Iowa.= Wikipedia =

  • Linn County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Linn County, Iowa.= Official Website =Linn County was created as a named but unorganized area on December 21, 1837, as a part of Wisconsin Territory. It became part of Iowa Territory on July 4, 1838 when the territory was organized. It was named in honor of Senator Lewis F. Linn of Missouri. Adjacent Counties * Benton County * Buchana...

  • Pottawattamie County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Official Website The county was a part of the Pottawattamie Purchase of 1847 and takes its name from the Potawatomi Tribe. Adjacent Counties Harrison County Shelby County Washington County, Neb. Cass County Montgomery County Mills County Sarpy County, Neb.

  • Wapello County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wapello County, IA.

  • Marion County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marion County, Iowa. It is not to be confused with the city of Marion in Linn County. = Official Website =The county was organized in 1845 and named for Francis Marion, a brigadier general from South Carolina in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Jasper County * Mahaska County * Monroe County * Polk County * Lucas Cou...

  • Dickinson County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Dickinson County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was organized in 1857 and is named in honor of Daniel S. Dickinson, a U.S. Senator for New York.The Spirit Lake Massacre (March 8–12, 1857) was an attack by a Wahpekute band of Santee Sioux on scattered Iowa frontier settlements during a severe winter. Suffering a shortage of food...

  • Carroll County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Carroll County, Iowa.= Official Website =Carroll County was formed on January 15, 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County. It was named after Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Maryland, the only Roman Catholic and longest-living signer of the Declaration of Independence. In 1855, the county government was established in Carrolton and...

  • Cedar County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cedar County, Iowa.= Official Website = History Cedar County was formed on December 21, 1837, from sections of Dubuque County. It was named for the Cedar River.In 1840, the City of Tipton, the current county seat, was established.Before the American Civil War, the area around West Branch was an active focal point of the Underground Ra...

  • Iowa counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the State of Iowa Portal. ==About the Project=Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Iowa . You can add profiles for:* People born in Iowa * People who lived in Iowa * People who died in Iowa When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.If you have projects related specificall...

  • Crawford County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Iowa.In January 1851, the Iowa Legislature authorized the creation of 50 additional counties in the state. Due to its lack of inhabitants, the designated Crawford County area was attached to Shelby County for purposes of revenue, taxation, and judicial matters.In 1855 there were sufficient settlers, who petitioned fo...

  • Wright County, Iowa. USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wright County, IA.

  • Pleasant View Cemetery, Hartley, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Hartley, O'Brien County, Iowa. Find a Grave

  • O'Brien County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in O'Brien County, Iowa.The county was created in 1851 and named for William Smith O'Brien, a leader for Irish independence in 1848.The new county's first settler arrived in 1856; Hannibal H. Waterman brought his wife and a daughter to the southeast portion (present Waterman Township). His homestead formed the nucleus of the county's fir...

  • Richland Cemetery, Inwood, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Richland Cemetery, Inwood, Lyons County, Iowa. Find a Grave IA GenWeb

  • Lyon County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lyon County, Iowa. History Lyon County is named in honor of Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon, who served in the Mexican–American War and the Civil War. He was killed at the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri, on August 10, 1861, after which the county was named for him. The county's name was originally Buncombe County, but was changed...

  • Sioux City, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sioux City, Iowa. Official Website Sioux City is a city in Woodbury and Plymouth counties in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Iowa. It is the fourth-largest city in population in Iowa. The city is home to several cultural points of interest including the Sioux City Public Museum, Sioux City Art Center and Sergeant Floyd M...

  • Woodbury County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woodbury County, IA.

  • Webster County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Webster County, IA.

  • Iowa County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Iowa County, Iowa. It is not to be confused with Iowa City in Johnson County . = Official Website =Iowa County was formed on February 17, 1843. It was named for the Iowa River, which flows through the county. It is home to the Amana Colonies, a group of settlements of German Pietists, comprising seven villages. Calling themselves the ...

  • Dubuque County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Dubuque County, Iowa. History Dubuque County is named for French trader Julien Dubuque, the first European settler of Iowa, and an early lead mining pioneer in what is now Dubuque County. Dubuque was French Canadian, and had (by most accounts) a friendly relationship with the local Fox tribe of Native Americans. He and other early pi...

  • Davenport, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Davenport, Scott County, Iowa.= Official Website = History Davenport was founded on May 14, 1836 by Antoine Le Claire and was named for his friend George Davenport, a former English sailor who served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812, served as a supplier Fort Armstrong, worked as a fur trader with the American Fur Company, and ...

  • Scott County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Scott County, Iowa. Official Website The first American settlement in the area now known as Scott County was Clark's Ferry or Clark's Landing (now Buffalo) in 1833. Other early towns included Davenport (now the county seat and largest city) and the town of Rockingham (which ceased to exist in 1847). The area was fully surveyed in ...

  • Jackson County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was formed on December 21, 1837 and named after US President Andrew Jackson. Adjacent Counties * Dubuque County * Jones County * Jo Daviess County, I'll * Carroll County, I'll * Clinton County Cities *Andrew*Baldwin*Bellevue*La Motte*Maquoketa*Miles*Monmouth*Preston*Sabula*St. Donatu...

  • Lee County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lee County, Iowa.= Official Website =Fort Madison dates to the War of 1812. Lee County was the location of the Half-Breed Tract, established by treaty in 1824. Allocations of land were made to American Indian descendants of European fathers and Indian mothers at this tract. Originally the land was to be held in common. Some who had an...

  • Union County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Union County, IA.

  • Taylor County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Taylor County, Iowa. Official Website The county was formed in 1847 and named after General and President Zachary Taylor. Adjacent Counties Adams County Ringgold County Worth County, Misso. Nodaway County, Misso. Page County Cities, Townships & Communities Athelstan | Bedford (County Seat) | Benton | Blockton |...

  • Iowa in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Iowa who served in the Union Army.

  • Dallas County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dallas County, Iowa.= Official Website =The land that now forms Dallas County was ceded by the Sac and Fox nation to the United States in a treaty signed on October 11, 1842.Dallas County's name referred to United States Vice President George M. Dallas, who served from 1845 to 1849. Adjacent Counties * Adair County * Guthrie County * ...

  • Winnebago County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winnebago County, IA.

  • Madison County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Madison County, Iowa.= Official Website =Madison County was formed on January 13, 1846. It has been self-governed since 1849. It was named after James Madison (1751–1836), the fourth President of the United States. Hiram Hurst, a suspected murderer, arsonist and hog thief, was the first white settler in Madison County, having come fro...

  • Guthrie County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Guthrie County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was formed on January 15, 1851 and named after Captain Edwin B. Guthrie, who had died in the Mexican–American War. Adjacent Counties * Greene County * Dallas County * Adair County * Carroll County * Audubon County Cities *Adair*Bagley*Bayard*Casey*Coon Rapids*Guthrie Center (County S...

  • Sunny Hill Cemetery, Grimes, Polk County, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Sunny Hill Cemetery, Grimes, Polk County, Iowa. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Story County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Story County, Iowa. Official Website In 1846, the boundaries of Story County were established. The county has an area of 576 square miles and is square in shape. The county was named after Joseph Story, a pre-eminent United States Supreme Court justice, in 1853. Adjacent Counties Hamilton County Hardin County Boone Count...

  • Oakland Cemetery, Beaman, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Oakland Cemetery, Beaman, Grundy County, Iowa. Find a Grave Iowa Gravestones

  • Tama County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tama County, IA.

  • Grundy County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Grundy County, Iowa.= Official website =Grundy County was formed on January 15, 1851, and became self-governing in 1856. It was named after Felix Grundy of Tennessee, a statesman, Senator, member of the House of Representatives and Attorney General under President James K. Polk. Adjacent Counties * Butler County * Black Hawk County *...

  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.Cedar Rapids is the county seat of Linn County and lies on the Cedar River.= Official Website = Overview Wikipedia A flourishing center for arts and culture in Eastern Iowa, the city is home to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, the Paramount Theatre, Orchestra Iowa, Theatr...

  • Robbins Chapel Cemetery, Granger, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Robbins Chapel Cemetery, Granger, Dallas County, Iowa. Find a Grave Interment.net Iowa Gravestones

  • Sioux County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Sioux County, Iowa. Official Website Sioux County was formed on January 15, 1851. It has been self-governed since January 20, 1860. It was named after the Sioux Tribe. Adjacent Counties Lyon County Lincoln County, SD Union County, SD Plymouth County O'Brien County Cities & Townships Alton | Boyden | Buncombe |...

  • Des Moines City, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Not to be confused with Des Moines County . Des Moines is the capital of Iowa and the county seat of Polk County and was orginally named Fort Des Moines, which was shortened in 1857. History Des Moines traces its origins to May 1843, when Captain James Allen supervised the construction of a fort on the s...

  • Polk County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Polk County, Iowa. Official Website The county was established in 1846 and was named for United States President James K. Polk, who served from 1845 to 1849. Adjacent Counties Boone County Dallas County Madison County Warren County Story County Jasper County Marion County Cities

  • St. Mary's Cemetery, Clinton, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa. Find a Grave Iowa Gravestones

  • Clay County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Iowa.Its name is in honor of Henry Clay, Jr., a colonel who died in action in the Mexican–American War, and son of Henry Clay, famous American statesman from Kentucky. Adjacent Counties * Dickinson County * Palo Alto County * Buena Vista County * O'Brien County Cities & Townships *Clay*Dickens*Douglas*Everly*Fostoria*Free...

  • Appanoose County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Appanoose County, Iowa . History Appanoose County was formed on February 17, 1843, from open territory. It was named for the Meskwaki Chief Appanoose, who did not engage in war against Black Hawk, advocating peace. The present county seat was formerly called Chaldea, and was later renamed to Senterville in honor of Congressman Willia...

  • Decorah Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Decorah Lutheran Cemetery, also known as just Lutheran Cemetery , in Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Find a Grave Iowa Gravestones IA GenWeb

  • Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Winneshiek County, IA.

  • University of Iowa

    University of Iowa (also known as the UI, or simply Iowa) is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa. Founded in 1847, Iowa is the oldest university in the state, and it is considered a Public Ivy. The University of Iowa is organized into eleven colleges offering more than 200 areas of study and seven professional degrees.The Iowa campus spans 1,700 acres centered along the ban...

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  • Morningside College

    Wikipedia =Morningside College is a private, liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church located in Sioux City, Iowa. Founded in 1894 by the Methodist Episcopal Church, Morningside College is a private, four-year, co-educational liberal arts institution. Morningside has 21 buildings on a 68-acre (280,000 m2) campus in Sioux City (area population 143,157 in 2008.). The Morni...

  • Parsons College

    Parsons College is a defunct, American, private liberal arts college located in Fairfield, Iowa. The school was named for its wealthy benefactor, Lewis B. Parsons Sr., and was founded in 1875 with one building and 34 students. Over the years new buildings were constructed as enrollment expanded. The school lost its accreditation in 1948 but regained it two years later. In 1955 the school appoin...

  • Simpson College

    Wikipedia Simpson College is a four-year, coeducational, liberal arts college in Indianola, Iowa, and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Simpson has been fully accredited by North Central Association since 1913. The college is a close-knit community with about 1,400 full-time and 300 part-time students. In addition to the Indianola residential campus, Simpson has facilities in Wes...

  • Luther College (Iowa)

    College is a private coeducational liberal arts college located in Decorah, Iowa, United States. Established as a Lutheran seminary in 1861 by Norwegian immigrants, the school today is an institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

  • Loras College

    Wikipedia =Loras College is a four-year Catholic college in Dubuque, Iowa with an enrollment of approximately 1,600 students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It is one of four four-year post-secondary institutions in the City of Dubuque and one of three Catholic colleges in the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Alumni and Faculty

  • Iowa State University

    Wikipedia = Iowa State University of Science and Technology, more commonly known as Iowa State University, Iowa State, or ISU, is a public land-grant and space-grant research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States.Founded in 1858 and coeducational from its start, Iowa State became the nation’s first designated land-grant institution when the Iowa Legislature accepted the provisions of ...

  • Iowa Wesleyan University

    Wikipedia =Iowa Wesleyan University is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Founded in 1842, it ranks as Iowa's first co-educational institution of higher learning and the oldest of its type west of the Mississippi River. The college's innovations have included concepts of undergraduate lab science, career experience, and service-learning. The college is aff...

  • Grinnell College

    Wikipedia =Grinnell College is a private liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S. known for its rigorous academics and tradition of social responsibility. It was founded in 1846, when a group of New England Congregationalists established the Trustees of Iowa College. Alumni

  • Drake University

    Wikipedia =Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in Des Moines, Iowa, United States. The institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in business, law and pharmacy. Drake's law school is among the twenty-five oldest in the country. Alumni

  • Rossiter Cemetery, Charlotte, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Rossiter Cemetery, Charlotte, Clinton County, Iowa. Find a Grave

  • Butler County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Butler County, Iowa. History Butler County was formed on January 15, 1851, from open land. It was named after Kentucky native William Orlando Butler, a general and hero of the Mexican–American War, who ran as Vice President of the United States in 1848. Until 1854, the county was governed by other counties. Only at this time did it h...

  • Black Hawk County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Black Hawk County, Iowa.= Official Website =Black Hawk County was formed on February 17, 1853 from sections of Buchanan County. It was named after Chief Black Hawk , a Sauk leader during the 1832 Black Hawk War. Adjacent Counties * Bremer County * Buchanan County * Benton County * Tama County * Grundy County * Butler County

  • Cherokee County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cherokee County, Iowa.The county was formed on January 15, 1851 from open territory. It was named after the Cherokee Indians. Adjacent Counties * O'Brien County * Buena Vista County * Ida County * Woodbury County * Plymouth County Cities & Townships *Afton*Amherst*Aurelia*Cedar*Cherokee (County Seat)*Cleghorn*Diamond*Grand Meadow*Lar...

  • Jasper County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jasper County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was organized in 1846 and is named after Sergeant William Jasper, a Revolutionary War hero. Adjacent Counties * Mahaska County * Marion County * Marshall County * Polk County * Poweshiek County * Story County Cities *Baxter*Colfax*Kellogg*Lambs Grove*Lynnville*Mingo*Mitchellville*Monr...

  • Clinton County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Clinton County, Iowa.= Official Website =Clinton County was formed on December 21, 1837. It was named for DeWitt Clinton, a Governor of New York and most ardent advocate for the construction of the Erie Canal. In 1835, Elijah Buell built a log cabin for himself and his family and was thus the first settler of the region. In 1854, the...

  • Franklin County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was formed on January 15, 1851 and named after Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties * Cerro Gordo County * Butler County * Grundy County * Hardin County * Wright County * Hancock County Cities *Ackley*Alexander*Coulter*Dows*Geneva*Hampton (County Seat)*Hansell*Latimer*Hopejoy*Sheffi...

  • Hamilton County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hamilton County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was named to honor William W. Hamilton, a President of the Iowa State Senate. Adjacent Counties * Boone County * Story County * Webster County * Hardin County * Wright County Cities, Townships & Communities: Blairsburg, Cass, Clear Lake, Ellsworth, Freedom, Fremont, Hamilton, Homer...

  • Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fort Madison, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa. Sacred Heart Cemetery is located south of Highway 61 on 48th Street and is 13 acres in size. Sacred Heart is a perpetual care cemetery. Sacred Heart was founded by Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was transferred to the City of Fort Madison in 1974. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Ringgold County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ringgold County, Iowa. Official Website = Founded in 1847, the county is named after Maj. Samuel Ringgold, a hero of the Battle of Palo Alto fought in May 1846, during the Mexican-American War. Adjacent Counties Decatur County Harrison County, Missouri Worth County, Missouri Taylor County Union County Cities, To...

  • Monroe County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was created in 1843 and was named for U.S. President James Monroe. Adjacent Counties * Marion County * Mahaska County * Wapello County * Lucas County * Appanoose County Cities, Towns & Townships *Albia (County Seat)*Avery*Bluff Creek*Buxton*Cedar*Eddyville*Franklin*Guilford*Jackson*Lo...

  • Shelby County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Shelby County, Iowa. Official Website Shelby County was formed on January 15, 1851. It was named after General Isaac Shelby, a hero in the American Revolutionary War and the first Governor of Kentucky. Adjacent Counties Crawford County Audubon County Cass County Pottawattamie County Harrison County Cities, Townsh...

  • Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Iowa

    This project is for those who are buried in Shaul Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. The gentleman in the cemetery office said that their office burned down in August 1909, and all of their records were destroyed. They just had to start over, keeping new records of the new burials, and they also went through the cemetery and recorded everything on the gravestones. If there were any grave...

  • Adams County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Iowa .= Official Website =Adams County was established by the state legislature in 1851 and named in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams , or his son, the sixth President, John Quincy Adams (sources differ). The county was finally organized and separated from Pottawattamie County on March 12, ...

  • Fremont County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fremont County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1847 and named for the military officer John C. Fremont. Adjacent Counties * Atchison County, Missouri * Cass County, Neb. * Otoe County, Neb. * Mills County * Page County Cities *Farragut*Hamburg*Imogene*Randolph*Riverton*Shenandoah (part)*Sidney (County Seat)*Tabor*Th...

  • Poweshiek County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Poweshiek County, Iowa. Official Website Poweshiek County was formed in 1843 and was named for Meskwaki Chief Poweshiek (1791–1854), a chief of the Fox Indians. Adjacent Counties Iowa County Tama County Keokuk County Mahaska County Jasper County Cities, Townships & Communities Barnes City | Bear Creek | Brookly...

  • Mahaska County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Mahaska County, Iowa.Mahaska County was formed in February 1843. The county has been self-governing since February 5, 1844. It was named after Chief Mahaska of the Iowa tribe. The county was the first in Iowa to have a sheriff and a justice of peace. Adjacent Counties * Jasper County * Marion County * Poweshiek County * Keokuk County...

  • Adair County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adair County, Iowa .Adair County was formed in 1851 from sections of Pottawattamie County . It was named for John Adair , a general in the War of 1812 , and the eighth Governor of Kentucky . Adjacent Counties * Guthrie County * Madison County * Union County

  • Buena Vista County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Buena Vista County, Iowa.= Official Website =Buena Vista County was formed on January 15, 1851 and was named for the final victory field of General Zachary Taylor in the Mexican–American War. Adjacent Counties * Clay County * Pocahontas County * Sac County * Cherokee County Cities & Towns *Albert City*Alta*Barnes*Brooke*Coon*Elk*Fairf...

  • Harrison County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harrison County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1851. It was named for ninth US President William Henry Harrison. Adjacent Counties * Crawford County * Shelby County * Monona County * Burt County, Neb. * Pottawattamie County * Washington County, Neb. Cities *Dunlap*Little Sioux*Logan (County Seat)*Magnolia*Missouri ...

  • Page County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Page County, Iowa. Official Website The county was created in 1847 and was named in honor of Captain John Page of the 4th U.S. Infantry, who was mortally wounded in the Battle of Palo Alto. Adjacent Counties Fremont County Atchison County, Missouri Nodaway County, Missouri Taylor County Montgomery County Cities ...

  • Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.= Official Website = History Cerro Gordo County was formed in 1851 and takes its name from the Battle of Cerro Gordo in the Mexican–American War, where General Winfield Scott defeated the Mexican General Santa Anna on April 18, 1847.In 1851 the first white settlers came into the area of the present county and ...

  • Calhoun County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Calhoun County, Iowa.= Official Website = History Calhoun County was formed on January 15, 1851 from open land originally named Fox County. It was renamed in 1853 after the seventh US Vice President secessionist John C. Calhoun. When the tracks of the Illinois Central Railroad were laid through the county in 1870, the county seat was...

  • Sac County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sac County, Iowa. Official Website Sac County was created in 1851 and was named after the Sac Indian Tribe. Adjacent Counties Buena Vista County Cherokee County Ida County Crawford County Carroll County Calhoun County Pocahontas County Cities, Townships & Communities

  • Pocahontas County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pocahontas County, Iowa. Official Website The county was formed in 1851 and was named after the Native American princess, Pocahontas, from Jamestown, Virginia. Adjacent Counties Palo Alto County Humboldt County Webster County Buena Vista County Calhoun County Cities, Townships & Communities Bellville | Cedar | ...

  • Emmet County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Emmet County, Iowa.= Official Website =Emmet County was created by authority of the Iowa Legislature in 1851. There were finally enough settlers in the area to organize the county in 1859. The county was named for the Irish patriot Robert Emmet, who was hanged as a traitor to the British government at the age of 25. Adjacent Counties...

  • Clarke County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clarke County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was formed in January 1846, one of twelve counties established by legislative action in a comprehensive act.[3][4] It was named for James Clarke, a Governor of the Iowa Territory. Adjacent Counties * Decatur County * Lucas County * Madison County * Union County * Warren County Cities,...

  • Cass County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cass County, Iowa.= Official Website = History Cass County is named in honor of Lewis Cass, a Michigan senator and an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for the presidency in 1848. The county was established within its present boundaries in 1851 and originated in 1853. Religious persecution was responsible for bringing the first people...

  • Johnson County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County, Iowa.Johnson County was established in December 1837 by the legislature of the Wisconsin Territory and was named for the US Vice President Richard M. Johnson. Adjacent Counties * Benton County * Linn County * Iowa County * Washington County * Cedar County * Muscatine County * Louisa County Cities, Townships & Communities

  • Humboldt County, Iowa

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Humboldt County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was created in 1857 and was named in honor of Alexander von Humboldt . Adjacent Counties * Kossuth County * Hancock County * Wright County * Pocahontas County * Palo Alto County * Webster County Cities, Townships & Towns

  • Hardin County, Iowa

    This project is for those that were born, lived or died in Hardin County, Iowa.

  • Oak Ridge Cemetery, West Liberty, Iowa

    This project is for those who are buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa. Find a Grave IA GenWeb RootsWeb

  • St. Mary's Cemetery, Muscatine, Iowa

    This project is for those buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa. Find a Grave IA GenWeb

  • Memorial Park Cemetery, Muscatine, Iowa

    This project is for those who are buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa. Located on 3300 Mulberry Avenue, the cemetery is also known as Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery . Find a Grave Official Website Iowa Gravestones IA GenWeb

  • Ida County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ida County, Iowa.= Official Website =The county was authorized by the Iowa Legislature in January 1851 as a packet of projected counties in unorganized territory of western Iowa. It was named after Ida Smith, the first child of European immigrants to be born in this region. Adjacent Counties * Cherokee County * Woodbury County * Crawf...

  • Wayne County, Iowa, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, IA.

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